A Fishtown Couple Took Wedding Photos at Primo Hoagies Because Why Not

All photos by Jenny Drumgoole

Sarah Young and John Dubitsky put their June 4th wedding together in just under a week. She bought her dress BCBG at the Cherry Hill mall, and the couple “married themselves” in a small Quaker ceremony in their Fishtown home — which just so happens to be across the street from a Primo Hoagies shop.

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TLC’s Crazy “Four Weddings” is Back, and You Can Be on the Show

Say Yes to the Dress, 90 Day Fiancé, My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding … TLC pretty much has the market cornered when it comes to wedding-centric reality shows. One of its most out-there concepts is Four Weddings, in which brides attend and evaluate each other’s weddings in hopes of winning a free honeymoon. If you haven’t watched, it makes for some pretty dishy commentary on a pretty personal subject.  Read more »

How to Book the Nittany Lion and Other Pennsylvania College Mascots for Your Wedding

Photo by Ovation Images Photography

If you and your fiancé(e) met a college, why not consider surprising your wedding guests with an appearance by your mascot? From the UPenn Quaker to the Penn State Nittany Lion, here’s how to bring the ultimate form of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia-area school spirit to your wedding (or other large party that several fellow alumni will be attending).  Read more »

How to Submit Your Wedding to Philadelphia Wedding Magazine

Photo by Sharyn Frenkel Photography

First off: congratulations! Whether you’re a vendor or a newly married person, you just participated in a major life event. We’re beyond honored you’re interested in sharing that moment with us here at Philadelphia Wedding. Here’s what you need to know about getting published on our blog and in our print magazine.  Read more »

A Guy Proposed on the Tower Theater Marquee and the Photos are Adorable

Photos by Bradd Eeles

Marriage proposals aren’t a competition, but if they were, Center City’s Andrew Kay definitely won last week. He and Michelle Goodman, 28, had their first date at a Tame Impala concert at Upper Darby’s Tower Theater a little less than two years ago. Spoiler alert: things went well. So well, in fact, that when their first anniversary rolled around, Kay, 32, tracked down a poster and ticket from the concert, framed them, and gave them to Goodman as a gift. With their second anniversary on the way, Kay wanted to do something big — and he also knew that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with Goodman. Tower was where it all began, so it made sense that the theater’s signature marquee would be involved when he popped the question.  Read more »

Drink Mimosas and Shop BHLDN’s Newest Collection With Us This Sunday

Image courtesy BHLDN

Who doesn’t love cocktails and a little light brunch while browsing through racks of gorgeous wedding gowns and chic bridesmaid styles? We’re counting down the days until Sunday’s BHLDN Bridal Brunch event, where you’ll enjoy a craft mimosa bar by 13th Street Cocktails and gourmet breakfast bites by Birchtree Catering while browsing the gorgeous Fall 2017 collectionRead more »

Book Stilt Walkers, Ice Cream Trucks, and More at This Alternative Wedding Expo

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Want to prep for your big day in an off-beat way? Well, mark your calendars — the Lovesick Expo is setting up shop in our ‘hood, and they’re bringing booze, burlesque, and the best talent to brides-to-be.

The seventh annual showcase will be held at the World Live Cafe from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 13th. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For all the info, check out Lovesick Philly’s official website.

A variety of vendors — everyone from glass blowers to boudoir photographers to non-traditional hairstylists — are coming out for the event. We’ve got details on what to expect from some of the unique vendors showcasing their talents at the expo below — for a complete list of participants, see the websiteRead more »

UPDATED: How Philly-Area Bridal Salons Are Helping Alfred Angelo Brides

A “Store Closed” sign hangs on the door of the Cherry Hill Alfred Angelo boutique. Photo by Danielle Iannetta.

The out-of-nowhere closure of Alfred Angelo stores has left brides and bridesmaids across the nation stranded without dresses, Philadelphia-area girls included. Thankfully, our local bridal salon community is stepping up to help those in need with steep discounts, free rush shipping, an extension on the National Bridal Day Sale, and even the occasional comped dress. Read on for where to shop if you’re in need of a new dress.  Read more »

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